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USS Navasota (AO-106)


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Entry: 81907
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
2012 REUNION

WAYNE PRATHER wrote on January 29, 2012


City and State:

Unit: USS NAVASOTA AO106

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: USS Navasota is having a reunion in March of 2012.
It is being held at Tha Edgewater Casino in Laughlin,
NV. Everyone arives on Sun 11th, register on Mon 12th.
Lunch on Mon, Tues, and Wed, Breakfast, and Banquet
Wed evening plus the Hospatilaty Suite and Beverages
are covered by the $100.00 Reunion fee.
Rooms are available at a reduced rate for a few more
days.
For more info call 707 558 8244


Keywords: Navasota, Reunion,


Entry: 80820
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
USS NAVASOTA

HARVEY THORLA wrote on October 26, 2011


City and State: AKRON OH

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: was on navasota from 1952-1956 EN3

Keywords:


Entry: 80761
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
LOOKING FOR ANYONE WHO SERVED ON THE USS NAVASOTA FROM 60-64. I WAS A DECKHAND ON THE 2ND DIVISION.

CLARENCE CHERNOSKY wrote on October 20, 2011


City and State: DIMEBOX TX

Unit: 2ND DIVISION

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 76413
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
SOME GOOD TIMES AND SOME NOT SO GOOD

JIM ROMINE wrote on October 13, 2010


City and State: PRESCOTT WA

Unit: OPERATIONS/ COMMUNICATIONS

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: Anyone from the years of 1972 thru 1976, I'd like to hear from you especially Charlie Huff and anyone else who knew me. Got to get to a reunion DANG!

Keywords:


Entry: 74300
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
FIREMAN E3 BOILERROOM 56 TILL59

WILLIAM ASHLEY CRAWFORD wrote on April 11, 2010


City and State: SILVER CITY MS

Unit: HECTOR AR7 NAVASOTA AO106 ARMY 596 TC

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 74299
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
FIREMAN E3 BOILERROOM 56 TILL59

WILLIAM ASHLEY CRAWFORD wrote on April 11, 2010


City and State: SILVER CITY MS

Unit: HECTOR AR7 NAVASOTA AO106 ARMY 596 TC

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 63219
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
ANYONE REMEMBER BERNARD (BERNIE) NELSON

LYNDON NELSON wrote on November 28, 2007


City and State: LEXINGTON PARK MD

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FRIEND OF VETERAN

Comments: My Dad is Bernie Nelson. He was a Shipfitter First Class aboard the Navasota during the Korean War. He asked that I try to find any shipmates that may remember him. If you do, please contace me by return email, and I will pass your contact information on to him. Thanks.

Lyndon


Keywords: Navasota Bernie Bernard Nelson south dakota shipmates shipfitter


Entry: 63052
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
LOOKING FOR SHIPMATES 1946-1948

ROBERT BENSFIELD wrote on November 16, 2007


City and State: SPRING TX

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: Looking to communicate with any shipmates serving on the Navasota from early 1946 through Summer 1948.

Keywords:


Entry: 62892
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
USS NAVASOTA AO106

GEORGE JOHNSON wrote on November 8, 2007


City and State: REEDSBURG WI

Unit: OPERATIONS-RADAR

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: interested in hearing fm members of our division
during period of 62 and 63


Keywords:


Entry: 61576
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
LOOKING FOR SHIPMATES

BUD BESSEY wrote on July 9, 2007


City and State:

Unit: USS NAVASOTA AO 106

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: Looking for Gary F Coleman GMG 2 and
Stanley M Pacheco SFM 2 Aboard Navasota 64 - 66 or any other crew from that period..


Keywords: USS Navasota AO 106


Entry: 52720
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
LOOKING FOR SHIPMATES

CHARLES WHITE wrote on August 19, 2005


City and State: AUSTIN TX

Unit: B DIVISION

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: Looking for friends in B division, from 73 through 75. David Hansford, I know your out their some where.

Charles
White


Keywords: Little Red Corvette


Entry: 51921
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
OLD SHIP BUDDIES AO106 1972-1975

JACKIE CASEY wrote on July 8, 2005


City and State: PORTLAND TX

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords: Looking for friends that served from 1972-1975. How's it going?


Entry: 51733
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
NEW ADDRESS

BOB BAKER wrote on June 28, 2005


City and State: WICHITA KS

Unit: USS NAVASOTA AO 106

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords: Navasota, Amphere,Electron, Kirmit Roosevelt 1952-1956


Entry: 51041
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
KOREAN WAR

WILLIAM K. STRICKLAND wrote on May 22, 2005


City and State: WEBSTER FL

Unit: COMSERVRON 3

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: was aboard the navasota briefly {about 2 mos.} off the coast of korea in 52.was radio oper. from comservron3 out of sasebo.i saw some big ships refueled several times. i don't remember any names since it was a breif stay.i was tad to your ship and the mt. katmai. maybe this will shed some lite on the memories. give me a buzz any time i am on line at 8 pm most of the time to read my e mail thanks for the ao 106...by...by

Keywords: uss navasota ao 106


Entry: 50074
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
E-MAIL ADDRESS CHANGE

JOHN LEHR wrote on April 8, 2005


City and State: EDMOND OK

Unit: USS NAVASOTA AO-106

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments:

Keywords: Looking for shipmates who served on the Navasota 1952 to January 1956.


Entry: 48817
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
PICTURES

HARRY SCHAFER wrote on February 9, 2005


City and State: OCEAN PINES MD

Unit: ---

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: Served on the USS Navastoa from 1950- 1955. I am interested in any pictures of the ship.

Thank You dajuop@mchsi.com


Keywords: harry ( reds)


Entry: 46656
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
LOOKING FOR CREW MATES FROM 1973 TO 1974

PETER D. WALCHUSKY JR. wrote on November 4, 2004


City and State:

Unit: ENGINEERING ' B ' DIVISION

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: Looking for some friends in B division. I served on the nav in 1973 to 1973 and now trying to locate someof my buddies.

Keywords:


Entry: 45498
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
USS NAVASOTA

TERRY GREGORY wrote on August 29, 2004


City and State: JENA LA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: INTERESTED PERSON

Comments: Would like picture of Navasota. The one of my father's is in poor shape. Can anyone get me a copy of the picture - reads Pearl Harbor Japan on one side his name in center and Formosa Phillipines on right.

Keywords: 1954-58 Father served on USS Navasota

Billy Fred Gregory, now deceased



Entry: 43797
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
UPDATE,NEW E-MAIL ADD.

TERRY L. SWINDELL wrote on June 14, 2004


City and State: PANAMA CITY FL

Unit: S DIV

Service or Relationship: -

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 43261
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)

ROBERT WHITMAN wrote on May 24, 2004


City and State: AMES IA

Unit: D 1/26 USMC

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: My brother Roger Whitman (from Boone Iowa)served on the USS Navasota (AO-106) in the early to mid 50,s. He was on Operation Red Wing and has been diagnosed with Bone cancer and is terminaly ill. He would enjoy hearing from shipmates.




Keywords: USS Navasota (AO-106)


Entry: 42611
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)

ALLEN BOUILLION wrote on April 26, 2004


City and State: LUMBERTON TX

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: i served from 73-75 as a hull tech on the never sober and would like to locate some of the crew.

Keywords:


Entry: 42349
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
LOOKING FOR ANYONE WHO SERVED ON BOARD THE NAVASOTA BETWEEN 1950 AND 1953

SEAN ROCHFORD wrote on April 15, 2004


City and State: CHICAGO IL

Unit:

Service or Relationship: INTERESTED PERSON

Comments: I am an investigator with the law firm Cooney and Conway in Chicago, IL. We represent Mr. Don Scott (U.S.S. Navasota, 1950-1953) in claims against asbestos manufacturers.

Unfortunately, Mr. Scott has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, a particularly devastating form of cancer whose only known cause is inhalation of asbestos fibers. We believe Mr. Scott was exposed to asbestos while on board the Navasota.

If anyone served on board this ship between 1950-1953, please contact me.


Keywords:


Entry: 41974
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
I SERVED ON THE NAVASOTA JAN 1974 - JUNE 1977 (RM2) ANY ONE ELSE OUT THERE.

WAYNE KESTER wrote on March 25, 2004


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 40879
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
HERBIE GRESS

MICHAEL (MIKE) BOWER wrote on February 14, 2004


City and State: HENDERSON NV

Unit: 1952 TO 1956 MACHINEST MATE

Service or Relationship: FRIEND OF VETERAN

Comments: I just read an artical written by Scott Gress son of Herbie Gress asking if any one knew Herbie Gress to contact them, However there was no return address or e-mail address. Please respond to me.

Michael Bower
e-mail mbower33@yahoo.com
702-898-0679


Keywords: Herbie Gress


Entry: 39975
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
LOOKING FOR TERRY CRANDALL

WALTER STANCHFIELD wrote on January 14, 2004


City and State:

Unit: USS NAVASOTA IN THE '60S

Service or Relationship: INTERESTED PERSON

Comments: Please contact Joanne at 1-800-755-4110 if you know anything about Terry Albert Crandall. Thanks

Keywords: Stan Stanchfield from Minnesota


Entry: 39855
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
ON THE AO106 69/71

GEORGE INMAN wrote on January 9, 2004


City and State: LACON IL

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: I was the Chief Master at Arms on the 106 as well as the Chief Doc. Good ship and crew

Keywords:


Entry: 39216
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
WEB PAGE ADDRESS FOR NAVASOTA INFO

BILLY D. YARBROUGH wrote on December 16, 2003


City and State: GREENSBORO NC

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: http://hometown.aol.com/bdy405/story.html

For pictures and information on the Navasota during the 1952-1954 period, please check out my site address above.



Keywords: USS Navasota AO-106


Entry: 38801
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
LOOKING FOR DARCIE SMITHS SHIPMATES

SARA SMITH wrote on November 28, 2003


City and State: MADISONVILLE KY

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: My dad, Darcie Smith served on the uss navasota I believe in the 40's. He is 74 years old now but has many pictures of his days served on the Navasota. I would love to assist him in getting in contact with any shipmates. Please let me know of any connections!

Keywords:


Entry: 38274
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
ANYONE REMEMBERS MARTIN FLETCHER?

JOSH PAUL wrote on November 12, 2003


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: INTERESTED PERSON

Comments: I am looking for anyone who remembers a crewmember named Martin Fletcher who served aboard the USS Navasota AO 106, from January 52 to Dec. 55. Mr. Fletcher worked as a machinist, keeping steam-driven pumps operating, removing asbestos from pipes for repairs, and changing gaskets. Unfortunately, Mr. Fletcher passed away from asbestos exposure, and my law firm is representing him in a wrongful death action in the hopes of getting money for his family. Thank you very much.



Keywords: Does any one remember Martin Fletcher, machinist, aboard from 1952-1955?


Entry: 37630
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
CREW MEMBER/E GANG

J. FURST wrote on October 17, 2003


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: served aboard uss navasota ao-106 during the last 60s early 70s. was an ic2.... any one from the e gang pls write me

Keywords:


Entry: 37340
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
USNS NAVASOTA

MICHAEL NARETTO wrote on October 3, 2003


City and State: DRAPER UT

Unit: 438TH MP DET

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: I WAS ON THE USNS NAVASOTA FROM ROUGHLY MAY 1987 TO SEPTEMBER 1988. SHIP WAS OUT OF SUBIC BAY, PHILIPPIES. ANYONE OUT THERE ON THIS SHIP DURING THAT TIME???

Keywords:


Entry: 36773
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
GO-FLYER-KITE

ROY KITE wrote on September 7, 2003


City and State: CLEBURNE TX

Unit: BT

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: I was a BT from 1967-1969 on the USS NAVASOTA AO106 and plan to make the reunion next year if I'm able. Would like to hear from some BT's.

Keywords: nickname:GO-FLYER


Entry: 32599
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
ON THE 'NEVER SOBER' '67 '68

CHARLES (RIC OR BUG) ROCHE wrote on March 8, 2003


City and State: LONG BEACH CA

Unit: BLDG. 2 BUNK - H-1

Service or Relationship: INTERESTED PERSON

Comments: Looking for J.D. Clements, Patterson, 'Dog', Mr Mac, any others who shared adventures with me on this floating fuel station around '67-'68. 'Navasota' is named after a river with an 'Indian' name. All US Navy Oilers were. I don't know if the tradition continues.

Keywords:


Entry: 31532
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
USS NAVASOTA AO-106

WILLIAM O. VANDIVER JR. wrote on January 27, 2003


City and State: RAIFORD FL

Unit: USS NAVASOTAAO-106

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 30006
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
USS NAVASOTA 19965-1967

FRANK GYALOG wrote on November 29, 2002


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: Just somebody fro the Viet Nam era

Keywords:


Entry: 28886
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
LOOKING FOR SHIPMATES 1958-1961

TERRY L. SWINDELL wrote on October 16, 2002


City and State: PANAMA CITY FL

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: Looking for Jerry Walters (radioman), also Bill Brown (deckhand). Any help will be appreciated.

Keywords: USS NAVASOTA AO-106


Entry: 28390
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
EN2 ON BOARD NAVASOTA

STANLEY KAYLOR wrote on September 20, 2002


City and State: BRISTOL VA

Unit: A DIVISION

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: SERVED ON BOARD FROM SEPT 64 TILL AUG 65. WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM MEMBERS OF "A" GANG

Keywords:


Entry: 28315
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
SHIPMATES ON NAVASOTA 57-59

MIKE COUTURE wrote on September 17, 2002


City and State: MYRTLE BEACH SC

Unit: NAVY

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: Looking for crew members 57-59. Dennis Clem Or Rick Coffini

Keywords: USS Navasota AO-64


Entry: 28164
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
USS NAVASOTA-WESPAC-1970 TOUR

FRED AGUILAR wrote on September 10, 2002


City and State: LAS VEGAS NV

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: Anyone remember the tour leaving Long Beach-San Pedro, Ca. in May 1970 for Viet Nam. Homeport was Subic Bay, P.I. Looking for photos. Captain was Capt. Goodnuff. Remember Paulines Club?....E-mail me if you remember anything....Thanks

Keywords: Friends...Dan Garwood, Bill Kahau(deceased), Boats Happy Hathaway


Entry: 27021
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
NAVASOTA WEB ADDRESS

BOB SPRY wrote on July 17, 2002


City and State: MEDFORD MA

Unit: 1ST DIVISION 65-68

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: http://www.ussnavasota.com/ check out the web site
Jerry Johnson is in process of updating it... Reunion in Nevada March each Year.
Pass It On


Keywords: AO-106 Uss Navasota


Entry: 24174
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
U.S.S. NAVASOTA AO-106 64-68

CHARLES PRIMEAU wrote on March 23, 2002


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: Looking for guys from the ship but mainly from the engineering division.MM, BT, MR,Etc.

Keywords: U.S.S. Navasota Ao-106 1964-1968


Entry: 23710
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
USS NAVASOTA AO106

FRANK GYALOG wrote on March 5, 2002


City and State: FT. LAUDERDALE FL

Unit: VIET NAM 65-67

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: was in M-Division 65-67 in Viet Nam

Keywords:


Entry: 23002
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
NAVASOTA AO 106

KEN PISAREK wrote on February 8, 2002


City and State: LAKE SHERWOOD MO

Unit: M DIVISION

Service or Relationship: -

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 22883
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
LOOKING FOR PHOTOGRAPHS AND SHIPMATES

CAROL JOAN CALFAPIETRA wrote on February 3, 2002


City and State: CAPE MAY NJ

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: I am looking for a web site of which I've heard where the official military service picture can be ordered. I need one of my husband to enclosed in the display case with his funeral flag and medals for his daughter.

For those of who may have known him, his name is Joesph Calfapietra. He was a SK2 and served on the Navasota before his discharge in 1957. He entered the navy in 1952. He passed away December 2001. If any one remembers him and cares to write, my e-mail is ccalfapietra@hotmail.com

Thank you for any help you may be able to give.


Keywords: Korea, storekeeper, Navasota, USS Hule, personal friends, photographs


Entry: 22020
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)

SHANE HOWARD wrote on January 4, 2002


City and State: WARNER ROBINS GA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 22019
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
SEARCHING FOR USS HOOPER ISLAND

SHANE HOWARD wrote on January 4, 2002


City and State: WARNER ROBINS GA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: MY GRANDFATHER SERVED ON THE HOOPER ISLAND IN THE 1940s, HE IS WANTING TO KNOW IF THE SHIP IS STILL IN ONE PIECE OR WAS IT SCRAPPED. I WOULD APPRECIATE ANY HELP IN FINDING THIS OUT.
THANKS,
SHANE HOWARD


Keywords:


Entry: 20425
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
SHIPS COOK 52-55

BUDDY GEORGE wrote on November 7, 2001


City and State: LEVELLAND TX

Unit: USSNAVASOTAAO106

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: SERVED ON USS NAVASOTA FOM fEB 1952 TO Aug 1955.

Keywords: None


Entry: 20325
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
SECRET NORTH KOREA MISSION REVEALED

ALLAN STRAWN wrote on November 2, 2001


City and State: MONTICELLO AR

Unit: SIGNALMAN (1967-1969)

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: It had been a routine Pacific crossing toward our destination of Subic Bay, Phillipines. Three days before our schelduled arrival at Subic, we received word that the U.S.S. Pueblo had been captured by the North Koreans and was being held as a spy ship. Which in fact it was.
The Navasota was diverted, as was two carrier fleets, to North Korea as a show of strength.
It was the coldest spot on earth to me.
We stayed almost 6 months but the North Koreans were not intimidated. I am sure you all know the story of the U.S.S. Pueblo, but now you know that the U.S.S. Navasota played a major role in this historic event.


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Entry: 20246
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
WHEN WAS THE NAVASOTA COMMISIONED

JOHN BREWER wrote on October 29, 2001


City and State: COLORADO SPRINGS CO

Unit: 2ND DIVISION

Service or Relationship: .........

Comments: I think the captians name was McCluske
served on Navasota 1946


Keywords:


Entry: 20120
USS NAVASOTA (AO-106)
NAVASOTA REUNION SITE

BOB SPRY wrote on October 24, 2001


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: Check out the reunion site at:

http://users.sisna.com/johnsoncat/

Jerry is doing a great Job


Keywords:



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USS Navasota (AO-106)